In addition to being known as Cajun & Creole Country, Lafayette, LA is also known as the Heartbeat of Acadiana and with good reason. Our distinctive mix of Cajun, Creole and Zydeco have people coming down from all over for a two-stepping good time. On any night of the week you can listen to live music while sampling some authentic Cajun & Creole cuisine or kickback with a Sweet Crude Rouler that will have your taste buds dancing as much as your feet.

Fais Do Do Restaurants

Home-style Cajun cooking in a family-friendly atmosphere.
Randol's Randol's Restaurant & Dancehall
Cajun restaurant and dancehall open seven days a week with live music
Buck & Johnny's Zydeco Breakfast Buck & Johnny's Zydeco Breakfast
Located in Breaux Bridge with weekly Zydeco Breakfast on Saturdays
Cajun restaurant with live music seven days a week for more than 30 years

Live Music Venues

Hostel and live music venue open Wednesday through Sunday
Live music venue, reception hall and bar that hosts fall and spring concert series.
Bowling with live Cajun & Zydeco music. Private rooms available for groups or parties.
Equal parts bar, performance hall, and community center.
Beer garden with open-air market and performance space in a family-friendly and pet-friendly atmosphere.

Fall & Spring Concert Series


Cafe Vermilionville's Courtyard Series
Courtyard Series




Annual Music Festivals

Latin Music Festival
Latin Music Festival
SOLO Songwriter's Festival
SOLO Songwriters Festival

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